Dragon Ball: The Breakers Won't Open: How To Fix Not Launching Issue

Dragon Ball: The Breakers Won't Open: How To Fix Not Launching Issue
Credit: Bandai Namco Entertainment

No matter how many times you try to launch the game, Dragon Ball: The Breakers won't open?

Dragon Ball: The Breakers, an action game based on the Dragon Ball Z anime series, is out now and it is not without its share of problems. While Dragon Ball: The Breakers server error is preventing some players from getting into the game, others can't even launch the game.

If you're having trouble launching the game, don't panic. We’ve got some advice that might help you fix your issue. Let's get into it!

How To Fix Dragon Ball: The Breakers Won't Open Error

Sometimes Dragon Ball: The Breakers won’t open and this issue has been causing headaches for players as it prevents them from playing. If you find yourself in this situation, here are some steps that you can take to fix this issue.

Assuming that your system meets the minimum requirements to run Dragon Ball: The Breakers, let's start troubleshooting. Work your way through our list until you find the fix that works for you.

Check for updates

It is sometimes the case that issues are caused by outdated software or graphic drivers. So check for any updates that may be pending. These include game updates, software updates for your computer or console, graphics driver updates, and DirectX updates.

Verify the integrity of game files

Corrupted or damaged files can cause issues such as this one, so it's well worth making sure that no files were corrupted during the installation process. This applies only to PC users; console users can uninstall and reinstall the game as it is basically the same thing. If you're on PC:

  1. Launch Steam
  2. From the Library section, right-click on the game and select Properties from the menu.
  3. Select the Local Files tab and click the Verify Integrity of Game Files button.
  4. Steam will verify the game's files - this process may take several minutes. This will always download a number of files even if you've just verified.
  5. Once the process is completed, close the windows, then launch the game to see if the issue is fixed.
Dragon Ball: The Breakers Won't Open: How To Fix Not Launching Issue
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Run the game as Administrator

Running software as an administrator gives it full system access, which can solve the issue. In fact, this particular tip has fixed the won't launch issue in games like FIFA 23 and Modern Warfare 2 for many people. So this is worth a shot.

  1. Go to your Dragon Ball: The Breakers folder and right-click on the .exe file.
  2. Select Properties.
  3. Click on the Compatibility tab.
  4. Tick the box marked Run this program as an administrator.
  5. Click Apply, then OK.

Allow Dragon Ball: The Breakers through the Windows Defender Firewall

It is possible that the Windows Defender Firewall or antivirus software is preventing Dragon Ball: The Breakers from launching. If that is the case, you can either disable your firewall/antivirus while playing the game or add the game to the whitelist of your firewall/antivirus.

Uninstall and reinstall the game

Your last resort is to uninstall Dragon Ball: The Breakers from your system and then reinstall it. This will completely remove the game from your PC/console and all its settings, and then you can reinstall a clean copy of the game, which should probably fix any problems you're having.

Contact Bandai Namco

If all else fails, your only option is to reach out to Bandai Namco's support service for Dragon Ball: The Breakers and report the issue. Mention the troubleshooting tips you have tried when you contact their support team, so they can better assist you.

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